Lee Campus Academic Support Writing Center

Located in the Academic Success Center, H 200
Questions about services? Phone: 239-489-9378 or 239-489-1310

I. Hernandez, Instructional Assistant
N. Lewis, Instructional Assistant
C. Lozano, Instructional Assistant
J. Seidel, Instructional Assistant
V. Strasburger, Instructional Assistant
W. Theobald, Instructional Assistant
T. Watson, Instructional Assistant

The Academic Support Writing Center is staffed by instructional assistants and student tutors who are available to assist you on a drop-in basis. We gladly partner with the faculty and students throughout all phases of the writing process in an effort to provide the greatest opportunity for achievement.  We welcome you to stop by the Academic Support Writing Center regularly and we’ll try our best to help you find solutions to your writing needs and academic goals.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM OUR STAFF?

  1. You will be treated courteously and respectfully. 
  2. We will listen to your questions and concerns and discuss how to best address your needs.
  3. We will assist you in all stages of the writing processstages (e.g. brainstorming, planning, outlining, revising, formatting, etc.)
  4. We will discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your writing and provide you with the tools needed for improvement.
  5. We will also be available to assist with other types of reading, writing, and research assignments.

 WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM YOU?

  1. Drop in to see a tutor when working on an essay or research paper.
  2. Know the specifics of the assignment, your professor’s expectations, and what you wish to accomplish during each tutoring session.
  3. Bring all necessary materials to the session and be prepared to work with your tutor. Please bring a printed copy of your writing if longer than two pages in length.
  4. Thoroughly read all related materials (e.g. short stories, text chapters, novels, etc.)
  5. Give considerable thought to the assignment prior to your session.
  6. Have a specific question regarding the assignment when coming in for help.
  7. Allow sufficient time before your assignment is due to work with your tutor.
  8. Realize that by discussing your work-in-progress we will guide you through prewriting, drafting, and revising.  Although we will address patterns of errors in your papers, it is your responsibility to proofread and edit your own work.

 USEFUL LINKS

Online Writing Lab at Purdue
Research and Documentation
MLA and APA Style Manuals
Research Skills
ESL
Reading Comprehension
Grammar Bytes
Help for Students Learning English

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